Pauline Bilet is a History Teacher. Her academic work combines political and legal history in 19-century Chile, compiling several articles and book chapters on the subject of the administration of Justice in Chile in the 19th Century. Her interest is to understand state-building reality, particularly in rural space, from the perspective of territorial courts and judges (justicia lega). She also published Les Allemandes au Chili (Presses Universitaire de Rennes, 2010). She completed her Ph-D in History at Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University and Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile; her Master in History at Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University and her Bachelor’s Degree in History at Toulouse-Jean Jaurés University.